Philosophy / argument / rationality / Black: most of the arguments are invented to defend conclusions which the philosopher has been believing from the beginning. - It would be wrong to understand this as the causes of this belief. - Reason: can be bad a) of itself - b) from its use - an argument must start somewhere - so the demand for a final justification is an illusion._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
Bedeutung und Intention
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, G. Meggle (Hg), Frankfurt/M 1979
Sprache München 1973
The Prevalence of Humbug Ithaca/London 1983